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School Transfers

Parent School Choice Transfers

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District allows Parent School Choice Transfers for residents of the District.  Depending upon availability, the parent or guardian of any school-age student may request a school their child may transfer to.  

The Parent School Choice transfer request application period for the 2020-2021 school year begins January 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm. and closes on March 15, 2020 at 11:59 pm for the first round.  Parents will be notified regarding the status of their Parent School Choice Transfer request application online by email or in writing by May 15, 2020.

The Parent Choice Transfer application window will open for the second round for schools with available spaces for the 2020-21 school year, beginning June 29, 2020 at 3:00 pm and ending July 31, 2020 at 4:00 pm. Notifications will go out on or before August 10, 2020 for the second round.

Late Waitlist applications will be open on August 14, 2020 at 8:00 am and will be considered starting August 25, 2020 at 8:00 am if classroom space is available, after ranked waiting lists from Round 1 and 2 are honored.  Any available space will be filled based upon the order that the applications were received online.

Transfer request applications may be completed only online at the Newport-Mesa Unified School District website. A lottery will be held to rank the applications in priority order.  

Please complete a Parent School Choice Transfer Request Application to be entered into the lottery which will rank the applications in priority order.  

Por favor completar una Solicitud de Transferencia Solicitud de Escuela de elección de los padres  que se introducirán en la lotería que clasificar las solicitudes por orden de prioridad.  

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Parent School Choice-Transfer Requests.

Continued Enrollment Transfers

The Continued Enrollment Transfer is to request if you moved from your current address and outside the boundaries of your current school, have completed address verification and are currently in grades TK-12 and wish to request to stay at your current school, please complete a continued attendance transfer form

Contact Us

Tere Russell
Program Support

Request to Transfer to
Cloud Campus


Please use the link below to request a transfer to Cloud Campus for the 2020/21 school year.  Transfer requests must be completed online and are for the entire 20/21 school year.

Request to Transfer Form for Cloud Campus Only 

The deadline to request a transfer is Monday
September 28, 2020 at 8:00am

Late waitlist applications will be accepted after 8:00am on Monday September 28, 2020
and will be considered if class space is available and after ranked waiting lists are honored.